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Barbara Sukowa


A strikingly beautiful German lead actress, Barbara Sukowa broke into TV and films as the protégée of famed director Rainer Werner Fassbinder with his masterpiece mini-series Berlin Alexanderplatz (1980) and the moody film drama Lola (1981) in the title role. In the latter, Barbara won critical kudos portraying a cynical, manipulative singer/... See full bio »

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Known For

Hannah Arendt
Hannah Arendt Hannah Arendt
(2012)
Lola
Lola Lola
(1981)
Rosa Luxemburg
Rosa Luxemburg Rosa Luxemburg
(1986)
Johnny Mnemonic
Johnny Mnemonic Anna Kalmann
(1995)

Filmography

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 2016/III Dawn (Short) (completed)
Mother
 2016 Uxo (Short) (completed) (voice)
 2015-2018 12 Monkeys (TV Series)
Katarina Jones
- Episode #4.6 (2018) ... Katarina Jones
- Witness (2017) ... Katarina Jones
- Thief (2017) ... Katarina Jones
- Masks (2017) ... Katarina Jones
- Nurture (2017) ... Katarina Jones
 2017 Atomic Blonde
Coroner
 2016 My Art
 2016 Stefan Zweig: Farewell to Europe
Friderike Zweig
 2016 12 Monkeys: Recap/Finale (TV Movie)
Katarina Jones
 2015 El cielo es azul
Marquez
 2015 Die abhandene Welt
Caterina Fabiani / Evelyn Kromberger
 2014 Salomea's Nose (Short)
Salomea (voice)
 2012 Hannah Arendt
Hannah Arendt
 2011 Nacht ohne Morgen (TV Movie)
Katharina Dänert
 2009 Veronika Decides to Die
Mrs. Deklava
 2008 Die Entdeckung der Currywurst
Lena Brücker
 2005 Romance & Cigarettes
Gracie
 2004 Die andere Frau (TV Movie)
Vera Glaubitz
 2003 Hierankl
Rosemarie
 2003 Liebe, Lügen, Leidenschaften (TV Mini-Series)
Barbara Landau
- Das Komplott (2003) ... Barbara Landau
- Die Überraschung (2003) ... Barbara Landau
 2000 Urbania
Clara - The Married Woman
 1999 Star! Star!
Marianne
 1999 The Lady in Question (TV Movie)
Rachel Singer
 1999 The Third Miracle
Helen
 1999 Cradle Will Rock
Sophie Silvano
 1998 Lost Souls (TV Movie)
Sheila Robinson
 1998 New York Undercover (TV Series)
Cousal General
- Pipeline (1998) ... Cousal General
 1997 In the Name of Innocence
Anna Loeser
 1997 Office Killer
Virginia Wingate
 1995 The Wright Verdicts (TV Series)
Sister Maria Pulaski
- The Eyes of God (1995) ... Sister Maria Pulaski
 1995 Johnny Mnemonic
Anna Kalmann
 1993 M. Butterfly
Jeanne Gallimard
 1993 Colpo di coda (TV Movie)
Regina
 1991 Europa
Katharina Hartmann
 1991 Voyager
Hannah
 1990 L'africana
Martha
 1987 The Sicilian
Camilla, Duchess of Crotone
 1987 Die Verliebten
Katharina
 1986 Rosa Luxemburg
Rosa Luxemburg
 1985 Space (TV Mini-Series)
Leisel Kolff
- Part V (1985) ... Leisel Kolff
- Part IV (1985) ... Leisel Kolff
- Part III (1985) ... Leisel Kolff
- Part II (1985) ... Leisel Kolff
- Part I (1985) ... Leisel Kolff
 1984 Baumeister Solness (TV Movie)
Hilde Wangel
 1983 Équateur
Adele
 1983 Un dimanche de flic
Patricia
 1982 Die Jäger
Daniela Mathiesen
 1981 Marianne & Juliane
Marianne
 1981 Lola
Lola
 1980 Tatort (TV Series)
Babsi Meyer
- Der gelbe Unterrock (1980) ... Babsi Meyer
 1980 St. Pauli-Landungsbrücken (TV Series)
- Immer lustig (1980)
 1978 Heinrich Heine (TV Movie)
Amalie Friedländer
 1977 Frauen in New York (TV Movie)
Crystal Allen
 1974 Unter Ausschluß der Öffentlichkeit (TV Series)
Viktoria Herbst
- Der Abstieg (1974) ... Viktoria Herbst
 1974 Hauptsache, die Kohlen stimmen (TV Series)
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Alternate Names:

Barbara Sukova

Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)
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Trivia:

Has performed as musical narrator and speaker with ensembles all over the world, but is probably best known for her speaker's role in Arnold Schönberg's "Pierrot lunaire". See more »

Trademark:

Her voice

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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